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FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education..

The FFA Alumni Association supports and advocates for agricultural education and FFA through gifts of time, talent and financial resources..

The mission of the Illinois FFA Foundation is to provide financial support for the Illinois FFA. When you make a gift to the Illinois Foundation FFA, you are investing in the future of agriculture..

The Illinois Association of Vocation Agriculture Teachers (IAVAT) is a professional organization for agricultural teachers at all levels..

The Illinois Association of Community College Agriculture Instructors (IACCAI) is a statewide professional organization for postsecondary agriculture instructors. .

The Illinois Postsecondary Agricultural Student (PAS) Organization provides opportunities for individual growth, leadership and career preparation. .

The Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliated Companies Youth Education in Agriculture program offers unique educational programs to Illinois youth in 4-H and FFA. .

The purpose of the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Program is to encourage educators to incorporate more information about the agriculture, food, and natural resources system into daily lessons..
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Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education (FCAE) is a state project administered through the Illinois State Board of Education that is tasked with improving and expanding agricultural education from pre-k through adult levels..

The Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education (ILCAE) is a voluntary, grassroots agricultural industry group focused on the expansion and improvement of Agricultural Education programs at all levels..

The Illinois Committee for Agricultural Education (ICAE) is a 13-member committee established by legislation and appointed by the Governor to advise both the governor and state education agencies concerning Agricultural Education K-adult..

The Illinois State Board of Education is the state agency responsible for Pre-K through 12th grade education. Its primary mission is state program leadership, planning, approval, funding, and evaluation..

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will be an advocate for Illinois' agricultural industry and provide the necessary regulatory functions to benefit consumers, agricultural industry, and our natural resources.. provides information about the Agricultural Education profession and encourages students to consider a career as an agriculture teacher..

MyCAERT provides teachers with an integrated online system to Plan, Document, Deliver, and Assess Career and Technical Education instruction. .

Information Technology and Communication Services (ITCS) Instructional Materials provides agricultural education publications in a variety of formats. .

The Agricultural Experience Tracker is the premiere personalized online system for tracking experiences in agricultural education. .
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Mindy Bunselmeyer.
Illinois FFA Center-FFA Alumni
Executive Director
3221 Northfield Drive
Springfield, IL 62702
Office-217.753.3328 Cell-217.412.5646
Assistant: Patti Davis
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2017 FFA Alumni Leadership Camp Scholarship Winners; 2017 Gator Raffle, National FFA Legacy Grants,

Thursday, March 16, 2017

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  1. 2017 FFA Alumni Leadership Camp Scholarship Winners
  2. 2017 Gator Raffle Tickets Available
  3. National FFA Legacy Grants for Alumni Chapters

1.  2017 FFA Alumni Leadership Camp Scholarship Winners - The Illinois FFA Alumni judged the camp scholarship applications, and have chosen the following winners:

  • Katelyn Norton - Bushnell-Prairie City
  • Gage Miller - Cambridge
  • Lane Heinzmann - Carlyle
  • Kylee Rucker - Cisne
  • Brenna Ferguson - Cissna Park
  • Tennyson Kern - Clinton
  • Hunter Weaver - Eldorado
  • Karson Kimpling - Flanagan-Cornell
  • Jessica Holm - Geneseo
  • Megan Hanlin - LeRoy
  • Katherine Smith - Marion
  • Lilah Bobinski - Midland
  • Andrew Ailey - Milford
  • Kaitlyn Huff - Mt. Vernon
  • Carli Hoffman - Nashville
  • Emily Curry - New Berlin
  • Kelbie Hayden - Paxton-Buckley-Loda
  • Kaleb Hemrich - Richland County
  • Krista Eikleberry - Seneca
  • Ashley Hartman - Waterloo
  • Anderson Poulter - West Prairie

If the winner is unable to attend leadership camp, please let us know as soon as possible so that we may send the alternate.  If the winner registers for camp, and decides not to attend they must tell us by July 10th to avoid having to pay the full cost of camp to the IL FFA Alumni.


2.  2017 Gator Raffle - Tickets are on sale for a John Deere PR-15 XUV 560 Gator.  Would you like to sell and/or purchase tickets?  Would you like to have the Gator at your event?  This year we have Gator Flyers available to post at your school and/or business. Please contact Patti Davis at or by calling (217) 753-3328 Ext. 107 for more information. 

The prices for the Gator tickets are as follows:

  • 1 for $10
  • 3 for $25
  • 20 for $100

The winning ticket will be drawn at the Illinois State FFA Convention on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.  The winner will be responsible for all taxes.  The FFA Chapter or Alumni that sells the winning ticket will receive $300.  The Illinois FFA Alumni will continue to give a percentage of the amount of tickets sold by the FFA Chapter and/or Alumni. 


3.  National FFA Alumni Legacy Grants - Alumni Legacy Grants can be used to create an FFA Alumni Chapter, improve the quality of existing FFA Alumni Chapters or to provide more opportunities for partnership between FFA Chapters and Alumni Chapters.

2017 Alumni Legacy Grants will be awarded after three deadlines: May 1, September 5 and December 4, 2017.

If a grant is not selected during a grant period, it will be rolled into the selection pool for the next 2017 grant cycle.

Apply Now:National FFA Alumni Legacy Grants

2016 FFA Alumni Legacy Grant Recipients

2016 LPS Grant Recipients

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